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STD Med Surg 2 Exam 2
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  1. What are the bacterial STDs?
    • Gonorrhea
    • Syphilis
    • Chlamydia
  2. What are the viral STDs?
    • Herpes Simplex Virus
    • Condylomata (Genital Warts)
  3. What is the incubation period of gonorrhea?
    3-4 days
  4. Why is it important to know the incubation of gonorrhea?
    Because it is asymptomatic and people could spread it without knowing
  5. Common S/S of gonorrhea:
    Burning sensation

    Discharge
  6. Male S/S of gonorrhea:
    • Painful urethritis
    • Symptoms present 2-5 days after infection
  7. Female S/S of gonorrhea:
    Asymptomatic mostly

    • Vaginal discharge
    • Dysuria
  8. Newborns are required by law to be tested for ________ because if untreated it will lead to _________
    Gonorrhea

    Blindness
  9. How to treat gonorrhea:
    • Penicillin
    • Rocephin
    • Quinolones
  10. How does syphilis enter into the body?
    Breaks in the skin or mucus membranes
  11. What is commonly seen in the primary stage of syphilis?
    Chancres (painless lesions)
  12. What is commonly seen in the secondary stage of syphilis?
    Rash on palms and soles of feet
  13. If syphilis is latent or hidden, one must have what test?
    Antibody test
  14. What are the most common diagnostic tests for syphilis?
    • Veneral Disease Research Labatory (VDRL)
    • Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR)

    (they are serological tests)
  15. How to treat syphilis:
    • Penicillin
    • Doxycycline

    (Treatment can not reverse damage)
  16. What is the most prevalent STD?
    Chlamydia
  17. Common S/S of chlamydia:
    • Dysuria
    • Reiter's Disease

    (can lead to PID)
  18. What is the treatment for chlamydia?
    • Doxycycline
    • Azithromycin

    (Be sure to treat both partners)
  19. What are the medications for herpes?
    • Zovirax
    • Valtrex
    • Famvir

    (be sure to check LFT and be aware of drug interactions)
  20. Genital warts is associated with ________ cancer
    Cervical
  21. How to treat genital warts?
    • Trichloroacetic acid
    • Condylox gel

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